The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 11 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 90 0 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.19% - 8.62%
As % of the General category 52.02% - 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 88 0 27
Average salary £37,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
173 56 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 36.89% 22.31% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 161 44 79
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 133 (80.61%) C#
2 122 (73.94%) Online Games
3 111 (67.27%) OO
4 98 (59.39%) Java
5 84 (50.91%) HTML
5 84 (50.91%) CSS
6 75 (45.45%) Subversion
7 72 (43.64%) SQL
8 71 (43.03%) JavaScript
9 32 (19.39%) HTML5
10 29 (17.58%) Web Development
11 22 (13.33%) Scrum
12 20 (12.12%) T-SQL
13 18 (10.91%) Python
14 17 (10.30%) SOA
14 17 (10.30%) Ruby
14 17 (10.30%) CSS3
15 16 (9.70%) jQuery
16 15 (9.09%) C++
16 15 (9.09%) Mentoring
17 14 (8.48%) Go
17 14 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (8.48%) RabbitMQ
18 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
19 12 (7.27%) Photoshop
19 12 (7.27%) .NET
19 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
19 12 (7.27%) Fireworks
19 12 (7.27%) Flash
19 12 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (7.27%) Photoshop
1 12 (7.27%) Fireworks
1 12 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (7.27%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 75 (45.45%) Subversion
2 12 (7.27%) Selenium
3 9 (5.45%) SoapUI
4 7 (4.24%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.42%) Calabash
5 4 (2.42%) JIRA
5 4 (2.42%) JUnit
5 4 (2.42%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.82%) RSpec
6 3 (1.82%) Capybara
6 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.21%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.21%) Ant
7 2 (1.21%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.21%) NuGet
7 2 (1.21%) FxCop
7 2 (1.21%) StyleCop
General
1 2 (1.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 124 (75.15%) Developer
2 62 (37.58%) Web Developer
3 60 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 27 (16.36%) Graduate
5 22 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Photoshop Designer
6 12 (7.27%) Designer
7 11 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 11 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.67%) Architect
7 11 (6.67%) Tester
8 9 (5.45%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Database Specialist
9 7 (4.24%) Database Architect
10 6 (3.64%) iOS Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Automation Tester
11 5 (3.03%) Analyst
12 4 (2.42%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (50.91%) HTML
1 84 (50.91%) CSS
2 32 (19.39%) HTML5
3 17 (10.30%) CSS3
4 16 (9.70%) jQuery
5 14 (8.48%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (7.27%) .NET
6 12 (7.27%) Flash
7 10 (6.06%) WebSockets
7 10 (6.06%) WebKit
7 10 (6.06%) WebGL
7 10 (6.06%) HTML5 Canvas
8 4 (2.42%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.42%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (2.42%) Cocoa
8 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.21%) Web Services
10 1 (0.61%) Spring
10 1 (0.61%) OpenGL
10 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 122 (73.94%) Online Games
2 11 (6.67%) Replication
2 11 (6.67%) Clustering
3 10 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.82%) Social Media
5 3 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.61%) Animation
6 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.61%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.03%) Android
3 4 (2.42%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (67.27%) OO
2 29 (17.58%) Web Development
3 22 (13.33%) Scrum
4 17 (10.30%) SOA
5 15 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 11 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.45%) BDD
8 7 (4.24%) Performance Testing
8 7 (4.24%) TDD
8 7 (4.24%) Automation Testing
9 6 (3.64%) iOS Development
10 5 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.03%) Game Development
11 4 (2.42%) Test Automation
11 4 (2.42%) People Management
11 4 (2.42%) OOP
11 4 (2.42%) SDLC
12 3 (1.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 133 (80.61%) C#
2 98 (59.39%) Java
3 72 (43.64%) SQL
4 71 (43.03%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 18 (10.91%) Python
7 17 (10.30%) Ruby
8 15 (9.09%) C++
9 14 (8.48%) Go
10 6 (3.64%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.82%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.61%) R
13 1 (0.61%) GLSL
13 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.27%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
Ipswich
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Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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